marchioness definition

  • noun:
    • The partner or widow of a marquis.
    • A noblewoman position above a countess and below a duchess. Also called marquise.
    • made use of as a title for such a noblewoman.
    • The partner of a marquess.
    • The spouse and/or widow of a marquis; a lady who may have the position and dignity of a marquis.
    • The wife or widow of a marquis.—2. A size of record measuring 22 ins by 11.
    • a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess
    • the wife or widow of a marquis

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